IMPERIAL RUSSIAN 1881 PATTERN DRAGOON CAVALRY SWORD:
In very good original condition. 100% authentic. 37 ¾ inch overall length. Very good brass hilt bearing a pleasing age patina. Very good inspector stamps. Very good 32 inch blade with very good ricasso markings. 1915 dated. Some light oxidation toward the blade’s tip. No dings, nicks… on the cutting edge. Blade and hilt are perfectly tight together. Very good original wood grip. In its very good original brass mounted and leather wrapped wood scabbard showing normal wear and small losses to the leather (see photos). A scarce and desirable Imperial Russian sword!
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